Banke Odunaike has been promoted to Chief Culture Officer for CBRE Group, Inc.
In her new role, Ms. Odunaike will support the effort to advance CBRE’s already-strong culture with an initial focus on oversight of four areas: i) Ethics & Compliance ii) Diversity across multiple dimensions globally, iii) senior leadership talent identification and development, and iv) succession planning, working in partnership with the CBRE People team on the latter two activities. Ms. Odunaike has been a member of CBRE’s legal group since 2017, rising to the top position overseeing all legal matters across EMEA and APAC for the Advisory Services business segment.
Ms. Odunaike joins the CBRE Executive Committee, which is comprised of CBRE CEO Bob Sulentic and a group of eight senior executives who report directly to him.
“Banke is a rising leader who enhances our executive leadership team,” said Bob Sulentic, CEO, CBRE. “ Banke is an accomplished executive who brings an important international perspective to her new responsibilities.”